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04/22/14

Nordstrom relocates full-line store, adds 2 Racks

Over the past few weeks, Nordstrom has made a number of announcements regarding new locations for both full-line stores as well as its off-price division, Nordstrom Rack. 

04/21/14

JVC: Conflict mineral rule still stands

Despite last week’s court ruling, public companies listed with the Securities and Exchange Commission still have to trace their supply chains and file conflict mineral reports, the Jewelers Vigilance Committee said.  

04/21/14

Another chain taps into the LGBT wedding market

Rogers & Hollands has added bridal jewelry designed for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, community to the inventory of two Chicago-area stores. 

04/18/14

Date set for shareholder vote on Signet-Zale deal

Zale Corp. announced late Thursday that its shareholders will vote on the company’s proposed acquisition by Signet Jewelers Ltd. at a special meeting scheduled for May 29. 

04/17/14

When it comes to reputation, Rolex takes the crown

Consumers rank Rolex as one of the most reputable companies in the world, placing it alongside brands such as Disney, Google and BMW, one institute’s recent study shows. 

04/16/14

Kohl’s aims to harness the power of ‘Yes’

Department store chain Kohl’s is embracing the philosophy of saying “yes” with a new brand campaign that launched this month. 

04/14/14

Harry Winston donates $1M to hospital

Harry Winston Inc. has made a $1 million gift to the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute to create the Harry Winston Fellowship Fund. 

04/14/14

Appointments: Tiffany’s general counsel retires

Patrick Dorsey, who has been the general counsel and secretary at Tiffany & Co. for the past 29 years, is retiring. His last day will be May 22. 

04/14/14

Sterling loses bid to protect its ‘Hearts Desire’

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has shot down Sterling Jewelers’ objection to the registration of a trademark the retailer claimed could cause confusion with “Hearts Desire,” a line of ideal-cut diamonds sold at Jared.  

04/11/14

Michael Hill’s US comps up, opens 2 more stores

Same-store sales at Michael Hill’s U.S. locations rose 3 percent in the nine-month period ended March 31, the Australian retailer recently reported.